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Facing the globalisation of Chinese films, the expansion of cable and network TV channels and the augmentation of China-Hong Kong film and TV collaborative projects, the demand for creative professionals in media and entertainment has been increasing. This programme outlines the big picture of film, TV and theatre production through the aspiring eye of an art director or stage designer to-be. It not only introduces students the essentials of aesthetics and design methods, but also nourishes students’ creative thinking, technique, ability and vision, by integrating diverse learning experience with a hands-on curriculum.
This programme is designed with an emphasis on generic, language and communication training, whole-person development and workplace experience to better prepare students for further studies and employment after graduation.
Graduates will have opportunities to work in various organisations including television stations, film companies, TV production houses, advertising agencies, in-house video production departments, news agencies, web TV companies, public relations and event companies, multimedia companies, theatres, art groups and education supporting units, where they may take the roles such as production designer, assistant art director, props maker, props designer, assistant set designer in film productions, assistant theatre set designer, assistant theatre lighting designer, computer visualiser / draftsman, as well as assistant technical director and technician.
Graduates can pursue relevant degrees locally or overseas.
Graduates can apply for admission to relevant degree programme of local universities. An example is :
Students of this programme are eligible to apply for student membership of the Hong Kong Association of Theatre Technicians & Scenographers, and the Hong Kong Designers Association (HKDA).
Students may be required to attend classes on other VTC campuses. VTC reserves the right to cancel any programme, revise programme content or change the offering institute(s) / campus(es) / class venue(s) if circumstances so warrant.